Words & Phrases
a vacation that is close to home
going to take a staycation this summer since we don’t have a lot of money.
a feeling that results from being in an area for a long time where you are not able to do much of anything
I think I’m a little stir crazy. I’ve been sittin' in this hotel room by myself for hours waitin' for my friend, and there's not much to do except watch TV.
having less money than usual for a period of time
We’re strapped this month, so we can’t afford to go out to eat.
a person who runs naked through a public area in order to get attention
There were many streakers during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Sometimes it was really funny, but I don't think it happens much anymore.
in baseball when you swing the bat and miss the ball
When you get three strikes in baseball, you’re out.
My room is so messy! I really need 'ta' pick up all my stuff that's on the floor. (or) I have a 'lotta' stuff I need to do today.
the stomach is completely full (of food)
Wow! I ate more than I should've, and now I’m stuffed.
a particular way something is designed or made for the consumer
There are many styles of cars, furniture, and eye glasses. My sun glasses are a modern style.
someone who appears like s/he just might decide to commit suicide
Kate: I feel like Michelle might be suicidal.
Rosa: Do 'ya' think we should tell someone? We could let her counselor know.
Your daughter sure did a super job makin' dinner tonight, don't 'ya' think?